NYC Construction Reopening Rules

NYC Construction Reopening Rules

New York City suspended nonessential construction during the stay at home order in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As the spread of the virus decreases New York City is reopening with Phase 1 which includes all construction. The following is a summary of the NYC...
Cost To Build A House in NYC

Cost To Build A House in NYC

The cost to build a house in NYC will vary based on many variables, but the costs for a basic house will be between 300 and 350 per square foot and will go up to 500 per square foot or more to build a high end or luxury home.   Cost To Build a House in NYC We...
Alternative Building Materials For Homes

Alternative Building Materials For Homes

Modern homes are being built to higher standards and homeowners are now looking to alternative materials when building their houses. Fire and natural disasters have been heavily weighing on the minds of people looking to build new homes. I think this, sustainability,...
Fire Damage Restoration And Repair

Fire Damage Restoration And Repair

Fire damage repair should be done with foresight to prevent the recurrence of future fires. When a building is damaged by fire you need to rebuild, but you need to rebuild better then the original.   Fire Damage Repair & Restoration Here are some tips of...
Insulation and Air Sealing, Why You Need Both

Insulation and Air Sealing, Why You Need Both

Air Sealing and Insulation are critical issues for energy conservation and sustainable design. Insulation prevents the transfer of heat and air sealing prevents the leaking of heat or air conditioning. Everyone knows insulation is important in a house, but air sealing...
Test For Asbestos in NYC Requirements

Test For Asbestos in NYC Requirements

Alterations in buildings built before April 1st 1987 in New York City require asbestos testing before you can get approval from the NYC DOB for a work permit application. In NYC asbestos testing companies file their results with DEP, Department of Environmental...